Category: Western Cape

11 Unique Things to do in the Garden Route

Looking for the best things to do in the Garden Route? Read on... The Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most picturesque areas, and it makes an amazing road trip and holiday destination– for the whole family. Sandwiched between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains on the one side, and the Indian Ocean on the […]

The Hyatt Regency Cape Town – A luxe stay in the Bo-kaap

Hyatt Regency Cape Town Review The historic, colourful district of Bo-Kaap has always fascinated me. It’s the one place in Cape Town that I must visit every time I go there. Originally established in 1760 under darker conditions, it is now one of South Africa’s most colourful neighbourhoods as well as one of the most […]

Are There Still Sharks in Gansbaai?

Are There Still Sharks in Gansbaai? By Kiara Homan Shark cage diving in Cape Town offers a riveting encounter with the ocean's most formidable predator, the great white shark. The azure waters of the South African coast provide thrill-seekers with a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with these majestic creatures. Diving operators in the region […]

63 best things to do in Cape Town

Looking for the best family-friendly things to do in Cape Town? Read on... Cape Town, also known as South Africa’s Mother City, is consistently listed amongst the best cities in the world.  It is endowed with abundant natural beauty, umpteen opportunities for adventure, world-class shopping, delicious food, and captivating history. There are so many places […]

10 things to do in West Coast National Park

Things to do in West Coast National Park... Situated in the Western Cape, on a stretch of coastline that is renowned for its rugged beauty, the West Coast National Park is a scenic South African national park and nature reserve with a diverse range of plant, bird, and animal life. The park was established in […]

9 Cape West Coast Towns you should visit

The best Cape West Coast Towns to visit... The Cape West Coast is a beautiful stretch of coastline in the Western Cape province extending from Yzerfontein in the South to Strandfontein in the North. There are so many things to do in this region that boredom is not an option. Comprising a chain of small […]

The President Hotel - Family-friendly comfort in a stunning location

The President Hotel Review For over 250 years, the location of the current President Hotel has been a coveted one. In the 18th century, it was the site of the Society House, a recreational retreat in Cape Town where the rich and elite of the day would travel to be seen. After several ownership changes […]

Morukuru Beach Lodge – a hidden gem

Morukuru Beach Lodge Review I’d never seen a starfish in its natural environment before. Nor a sea anemone, sea urchin or abalone. Even though I’d been on many land-based wildlife-viewing safaris, this was my first time witnessing the aquarium under the sea and I was mesmerised. As you may have guessed, I am not a […]

Walking Tour of the Bo-Kaap in Cape Town

Walking Tour of Bo-Kaap in Cape Town If there's one place that I must visit every time I go to Cape Town , it's the Bo-Kaap. I'm ever so fascinated by this historic, colourful district, which is always a sight for sore eyes. On my most recent trip to the Mother City, I did a walking […]

1 2 3
Copyright © 2024 by Sara Essop. 
The content on this website may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of Sara Essop.
search linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram